Andrew Lloyd Webber's ex-wife Sarah Brightman has reportedly paid over $48 million in a bid to become the first star to perform in space.
The opera singer will train on a Russian Soyuz capsule in the autumn ahead of a trip to the International Space Station next year, according to The Guardian.
Officials at Space Adventures, who offer up trips into space for non-astronauts, have confirmed the "Phantom Of The Opera" star's involvement in the trip, revealing she will pay millions for a 10-day stay aboard the station.
Chairman Tom Shelley says, "She's absolutely 100 percent committed. She's putting together her mission plan now."
Lady Gaga is also hoping to perform a song from a Virgin Galactic ship in 2015, but it is not clear as to whether her space "gig" will take place before or after Brightman's.
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It's also not known what track or tracks Brightman will perform at the International Space Station, but she once scored a hit with "I Lost My Heart to a Starship Trooper" when she was a member of 1970s U.K. pop act Hot Gossip.
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